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List of Famous Immunologists

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List of famous immunologists, with photos, bios, and other information when available. Who are the top immunologists in the world? This includes the most prominent immunologists, living and dead, both in America and abroad. This list of notable immunologists is ordered by their level of prominence, and can be sorted for various bits of information, such as where these historic immunologists were born and what their nationality is. The people on this list are from different countries, but what they all have in common is that they're all renowned immunologists.

Peter C. Doherty and Rolf M. Zinkernagel are a great starting point for your to rank your favorites on this list

From reputable, prominent, and well known immunologists to the lesser known immunologists of today, these are some of the best professionals in the immunologist field. If you want to answer the questions, "Who are the most famous immunologists ever?" and "What are the names of famous immunologists?" then you're in the right place. (11 items)

Peter Charles Doherty, (born 15 October 1940) is an Australian veterinary surgeon and researcher in the field of medicine. He received the Albert Lasker Award for Basic Medical Research in 1995, the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine jointly with Rolf M. Zinkernagel in 1996 and was named Australian of the Year in 1997. In the Australia Day Honours of 1997, he was named a Companion of the Order of Australia for his work with Zinkernagel. He is also a National Trust Australian Living Treasure. In 2009 as part of the Q150 celebrations, Doherty's immune system research was announced as one of the Q150 Icons of Queensland for its role as an iconic "innovation and invention". ...more on Wikipedia

Rolf Martin Zinkernagel (born January 6, 1944) is Professor of Experimental Immunology at the University of Zurich. He was awarded the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 1996 for the discovery of how the immune system recognizes virus-infected cells. ...more on Wikipedia

Amir Attaran (Persian: امیر عطاران‎) is a Canadian-American-Iranian law and medicine professor. Currently, Attaran is a Full Professor in both the Faculty of Law and the School of Epidemiology, Public Health and Community Medicine at the University of Ottawa. ...more on Wikipedia

Miroslav Holub (pronounced [mɪrɔslaf ɦɔlʊp]; 13 September 1923 – 14 July 1998) was a Czech poet and immunologist. Holub's work was heavily influenced by his experiences as an Immunologist, writing many poems using his scientific knowledge to poetic effect. His work is almost always unrhymed, so lends itself easily to translation. It has been translated into more than 30 languages and is especially popular in the English-speaking world. Although one of the most internationally well-known Czech poets, his reputation continues to languish at home. Holub was born in Plzeň. His first book in Czech was Denní služba (1958), which abandoned the somewhat Stalinist bent of poems earlier in the decade ...more on Wikipedia